PERRIS, Calif. (October 23, 2019) –– Staff from the City of Perris took part in a College and Career Day event at Lakeside Middle School on October 23, 2019.
Students from Lakeside Middle School were able to tour the gymnasium to visit 14 information booths about various career fields in the inland empire. Students were given passport booklets and required to visit booths to get career information from each before receiving a stamp to move on to the next booth. Each booth had various give away items and visual displays for questions.
Perris Mayor Pro Tem Marisela Magaña was in attendance and talked about the importance of investing in the youth of our community at an early age.
“I believe it is truly important to talk about college and career exploration at a young age, even as early as elementary and middle school,” said Magaña. “I’m a firm believer that a strong education opens up a world of opportunities.”
Staff from the City’s Human Resources Department and Information Technology and Media Department were present to give insight on the City’s job responsibilities in the arena of personnel services, information technology, social media, broadcasting and journalism.
Lakeside Middle School students were able to visit information booths and ask about job descriptions, work process and how day to day activities are conducted throughout various positions in the City. The Human Resources team also described the application processes for city employment, as well as compensation and benefits packages for prospective employees.